Behavior

The effect of environmental enrichment on behavioural expression of intensively housed pigs

Author
Brown, Victoria
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3297
Essay Description
Discusses the welfare implications for piglets of providing them with environmental enrichment to help promote the expression of a range of normal forage-related behaviours.

Discusses the welfare implications for piglets of providing them with environmental enrichment to help promote the expression of a range of normal forage-related behaviours.

Advances in Equine Welfare at Every Level: Owning, Training and Riding

Author
Pini, Taylor
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3295
Essay Description
Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.
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Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.

Furnished cages, are they really an improvement to layers' welfare?

Author
Wheeldon, Sarah
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3294
Essay Description
This essay compares furnished cages with conventional cages and other non-cage options in respect to their welfare benefits for laying hens and investigates how furnished cage can be modified to encourage natural behaviours.
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This essay compares furnished cages with conventional cages and other non-cage options in respect to their welfare benefits for laying hens and investigates how furnished cage can be modified to encourage natural behaviours.

Implications of restrictive stabling for the welfare of the performance horse

Author
Beaumont, Rebecca
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3291
Essay Description
Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.
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Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.

Environmental enrichment for growing pigs: Could novelty be the key?

Author
Mace, Nicole
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3288
Essay Description
Discusses the effects of environmental enrichment and the important role played by novelty when enrichment is provided on commercial pig farms.
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Discusses the effects of environmental enrichment and the important role played by novelty when enrichment is provided on commercial pig farms.

Discusses newly developed, non-surgical methods as alternatives to beak trimming to prevent injurious feather pecking

Author
Kennedy, Lisa
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3285
Essay Description
Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2012
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Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare

The prevention and treatment of anxiety-related behaviours in dogs: an exploration using non-pharmacological methods

Author
Slater, Leah
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3283
Essay Description
Discusses the efficacy of non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of anxiety disorders in dogs.
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Discusses the efficacy of non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of anxiety disorders in dogs.

The behaviour, effects and treatment associated with separation-related disorders in dogs

Author
Murray, Leah
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3282
Essay Description
Discusses typical behaviours, such as destructiveness, excessive vocalisation and inappropriate elimination, exhibited by dogs with separation-related disorders and the effects of behaviour-modification techniques and pharmacotherapy treatments.
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Discusses typical behaviours, such as destructiveness, excessive vocalisation and inappropriate elimination, exhibited by dogs with separation-related disorders and the effects of behaviour-modification techniques and pharmacotherapy treatments.

Human-Dog Interactions: Examining its Effects on Dog Behaviour, Learning Ability and Welfare

Author
Vera, Cynthia Cricri
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3275
Essay Description
Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.

Discusses the way in which improving human-dog interactions can enhance dog behaviour, learning ability and consequent welfare.